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[News] : Buhari appoints Bill Gates’ staff, Faisal Shuaib to head health care agency

Faisal-Shuaib

President Muhammadu Buhari has named a United States, US, based medical doctor Faisal Shuaib as the Executive Secretary of National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, NPHCDA.

This was contained in a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant on media and Publicity, Garba Shehu and sent to DAILY POST on Wednesday.

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Shuaib, a public health specialist, is currently a Senior Program Officer, Africa, for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, BMGF, at Seattle, USA.

The statement said Shuaib is responsible for “developing and implementing strategies on polio outbreak response activities in Africa” at BMGF.

Prior to joining the foundation, “Shuaib coordinated Nigeria’s successful response to the outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) as the Incident Manager of the Ebola Emergency Operations Centre in 2014,” the statement said.

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The Presidency also disclosed that Shuaib was a member of the six-man panel established to assess the “response of the World Health Organization, WHO, to the global Ebola outbreak in 2014 and provided technical advice to the Federal Ministry of Health and NPHCDA in areas of immunization and polio eradication activities between 2012 and 2015.

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“Dr. Shuaib had in the past also worked as a research associate at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.”

 

Source : DailyPost

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